Übersetzung von “sickly” — Englisch–Portugiesisch Wörterbuch


adjective uk /ˈsɪk.li/ us

weak, unhealthy, and often sick

a sickly child/plant
A sickly looking woman handed me my ticket.

disapproving causing a slight feeling of wanting to vomit

repugnante, doce demais
A sickly smell of decaying fish came from the dirty river.
The chocolate cake was sickly sweet (= too sweet).

disapproving emotional, in an unpleasant or embarrassing way

His books are sometimes accused of sickly sentimentality.

(Übersetzung von “sickly” aus dem Cambridge Englisch–Portugiesisch Wörterbuch © Cambridge University Press)